60 days in Alabama Itinerary

60 days in Alabama Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Alabama trip itinerary planner
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Huntsville
— 9 nights
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Florence
— 5 nights
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Birmingham
— 7 nights
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Gadsden
— 6 nights
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Auburn
— 6 nights
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Montgomery
— 8 nights
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Mobile
— 7 nights
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Dauphin Island
— 4 nights
Ferry to Fort Morgan, Drive to Gulf Shores
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Gulf Shores
— 7 nights
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Huntsville — 9 nights

The three historical districts of Huntsville are tucked amid the lush greenery of nearly 60 parks within the city limits.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Harmony Park Safari and Monte Sano State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Huntsville: Goose Pond Colony Resort (in Scottsboro), Lake Guntersville (in Guntersville) and Cathedral Caverns State Park (in Woodville). And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at U.S. Veterans Memorial Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, stroll through Wheeler National Wildlife Refuge, and steep yourself in history at Burritt on the Mountain.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Huntsville online day trip planner.

Los Angeles to Huntsville is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Huntsville due to the time zone difference. In March, Huntsville is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 62°F and lows of 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Florence.
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Florence — 5 nights

Florence is a city in and the county seat of Lauderdale County, Alabama, United States, in the state's northwest corner.According to the 2010 census, the city's population was 39,319.Florence is the largest and principal city of the Metropolitan Statistical Area known as "The Shoals" (which includes Muscle Shoals, Sheffield, and Tuscumbia metropolitan areas in Colbert and Lauderdale counties). Explore hidden gems such as Frank Lloyd Wright's Rosenbaum House and University of North Alabama. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Florence: Coon Dog Memorial Cemetery (in Tuscumbia), Joe Wheeler State Park (in Rogersville) and Dismals Canyon (in Haleyville). There's still lots to do: take an in-depth tour of Helen Keller Birthplace, contemplate the long history of Fame Recording Studios, appreciate the history behind Wichahpi Commemorative Stone Wall, and walk around Deibert Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Florence travel planning app.

Drive from Huntsville to Florence in 1.5 hours. March in Florence sees daily highs of 64°F and lows of 42°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Birmingham.
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Birmingham — 7 nights

Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Explore hidden gems such as Birmingham Civil Rights Institute and Red Clay Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Cullman (Ave Maria Grotto & Sportsman Lake Park), Natural Bridge Park (in Natural Bridge) and Shrine of the Most Blessed Sacrament (in Hanceville). The adventure continues: take in nature's colorful creations at Birmingham Botanical Gardens, stroll around Kelly Ingram Park, explore the world behind art at Birmingham Museum of Art, and contemplate the long history of Sloss Furnaces National Historic Landmark.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Birmingham planner.

Getting from Florence to Birmingham by car takes about 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 66°F in March, and nighttime lows around 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Gadsden.
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Gadsden — 6 nights

Gadsden is a city in and the county seat of Etowah County in the U.S. state of Alabama. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Noccalula Falls Park & Campground and Desoto Falls. Get out of town with these interesting Gadsden side-trips: Fort Payne (Little River Canyon Center, Little River Canyon National Preserve, &more), Talladega (International Motorsports Hall of Fame & Talladega Superspeedway) and Anniston (Berman Museum, Anniston Museum of Natural History, &more). There's much more to do: get great views at Cheaha State Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Gadsden Mall, stroll around Lookout Mountain Parkway, and admire the majestic nature at Lake Guntersville State Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Gadsden trip maker tool.

Drive from Birmingham to Gadsden in 1.5 hours. In April in Gadsden, expect temperatures between 74°F during the day and 49°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Auburn.
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Auburn — 6 nights

Auburn is a city in Lee County, Alabama, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Toomer's Corner and Tuskegee Airmen National Historic Site. Explore Auburn's surroundings by going to Dadeville (StillWaters Golf Course & Cherokee Ridge Alpine Trail), Eufaula (Eufaula National Wildlife Refuge, Lakepoint Resort State Park, &more) and Wind Creek State Park (in Alexander City). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Chewacla State Park, see the interesting displays at The Legacy Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Davis Arboretum, and make a trip to Drive Through Museum.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Auburn trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Gadsden to Auburn takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 74°F in April, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.
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Montgomery — 8 nights

Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. state of Alabama and is the county seat of Montgomery County. Explore hidden gems such as National Memorial for Peace and Justice and Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. Venture out of the city with trips to Selma (Edmund Pettus Bridge & Selma to Montgomery), Priester's Pecans (in Fort Deposit) and Peach Park (in Clanton). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Legacy Museum, stroll the grounds of Hank Williams Memorial - Oakwood Annex Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, and take an in-depth tour of Civil Rights Memorial Center.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Montgomery road trip planner.

You can drive from Auburn to Montgomery in an hour. In April, daily temperatures in Montgomery can reach 77°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Mobile.
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Mobile — 7 nights

Step off the beaten path and head to Mobile Carnival Museum and Conde-Charlotte Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Mobile side-trips: Fairhope (Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope Brewing Company, &more), Wind Creek Casino (in Atmore) and Old Monroe County Courthouse and Heritage Museum (in Monroeville).

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Mobile online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Montgomery to Mobile takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Mobile sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 59°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dauphin Island.
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Dauphin Island — 4 nights

Dauphin Island is a town in Mobile County, Alabama, United States, on a barrier island of the same name (split by the Katrina Cut), at the Gulf of Mexico. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort Gaines and Dauphin Island Audubon Bird Sanctuary. There's still lots to do: meet the residents at Alabama Aquarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bellingrath Gardens and Home, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and immerse yourself in nature at Indian Shell Mound Park.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Dauphin Island road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Mobile to Dauphin Island takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Dauphin Island can reach 75°F, while at night they dip to 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Gulf Shores.
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Gulf Shores — 7 nights

Gulf Shores is a resort city in Baldwin County, Alabama, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Gulf Shores Public Beach and Alligator Alley. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Bon Secour National Wildlife Refuge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Big Beach Brewing Company, examine the collection at Foley Railroad Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Gulf State Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Gulf Shores online tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of ferry and car from Dauphin Island to Gulf Shores in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. In May, plan for daily highs up to 80°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Alabama travel guide

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Heart of Dixie
Known as a focal point of the civil rights struggle in the 1960s, Alabama features diverse landscapes that include tall mountains, rolling hills, and gentle plains. Though still largely undiscovered by foreign visitors, Alabama offers tourists a chance to discover the distinct culture of the Deep South. In addition to well-preserved examples of antebellum architecture, this area also boasts an outstanding local cuisine, famous for traditional barbecue recipes passed down from generation to generation. Looking for outdoorsy things to do? Nature lovers on holiday can explore the state's beaches, rugged canyons, and lush river valleys.
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